Now Playing:

TV

Oregon Field Guide

Radar Archaeology


This video is not currently available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Among the earliest settlements of Europeans in Oregon, the town of Champoeg thrived in the 1840s and 1850s. Archeologists are finding traces of the city, which was washed away by a flood, and using a radar device to locate city streets underneath a field of rye grass.

First Broadcast: 1999
Producer: Jim Newman

More Oregon Field Guide

Oaks Bottom Forge

OPB | Feb. 09, 2017

Bioluminescence

OPB | Feb. 09, 2017

More OPB

Follow Oregon Field Guide

Send Oregon Field Guide A Message


Part of Episode